Renata Alexander

Dr

19972015
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Personal profile

Biography

Dr Renata Alexander has been a permanent senior lecturer with the law faculty since 2000 teaching various undergraduate and postgraduate subjects such as Parents, Children and the State; Professional Practice; Forensic Family Law and Introduction to Legal Reasoning.

Renata has always been a legal practitioner since admission to the Supreme Court in April 1979. She worked as an in-house family lawyer/solicitor with Victoria Legal Aid from before working as the Deputy Registrar for the Family Court of Australia. Renata then went to the Victorian Bar in November 2002 where she practices on a part-time basis given her teaching and academic commitments.

In 2003, Renata received a Centenary Medal from the Prime Minister for her work in voluntary legal services as she has been a voluntary lawyer with community legal centres since 1975. Furthermore, Renata has also won a PILCH award for similar services.

Areas of Expertise

Family law
Family violence/child abuse

Clinical legal education

Research interests

Family Law

Monash teaching commitment

LAW4660 Regulating Relationships and Families (Prato) SEM1/T2

LAW5409 Principles of Family Law SEM2/T3

LAW4328 Professional Practice 512 (LLB) SUM/T1

 

Keywords

  • Family Law

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Projects 2008 2011

Research Output 1997 2015

Hague Convention civil aspects of international child abduction

Harland, A. & Alexander, R. 2015 Family Law Principles. Harland, A., Cooper, D., Rathus, Z. & Alexander, R. (eds.). 2nd ed. Pyrmont NSW Australia: Thomson Lawbook Co, p. 641 - 670 30 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)

International family law issues

Harland, A. & Alexander, R. 2015 Family Law Principles. Harland, A., Cooper, D., Rathus, Z. & Alexander, R. (eds.). 2nd ed. Pyrmont NSW Australia: Thomson Lawbook Co, p. 603 - 639 37 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)

Goode and Goode: the practice of feminist judgment in family law

Alexander, R. & Rathus, Z. 2014 Australian Feminist Judgments: Righting and Rewriting Law. Douglas, H., Bartlett, F., Luker, T. & Hunter, R. (eds.). UK: Hart Publishing, p. 379 - 388 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)

Safer but not yet safe: reducing the risks of violence in children's matters

Alexander, R. 2013 In : Law Institute Journal. 87, 3, p. 48 - 51 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle